Forecast: A Beautiful And Sunny, Not Sticky, Day

After some welcome rain and damp weather, we have several very nice days on the way. Unfortunately, the nice pattern looks to end on Father’s Day.

As a cold front passed off the coast last night, it ushered in clear skies and dry, refreshing air from Canada. These conditions will continue through Saturday.

Dew points, which measure the amount of moisture in the air, have been running high but fell to more comfortable levels overnight. This means although we have strong sun today, it won’t feel nearly as sticky as Tuesday.

Tropical Storm Bill brought heavy rain and some wind to Texas overnight, and that rain is eventually going to play into our forecast later this weekend.

As this moisture gets caught up in the jet stream, it will ride north into the Ohio Valley and then make a turn towards New England. The remnants are going to merge with another weather system and could bring some heavy rain to the area late Saturday or Sunday.

As it's only Wednesday, I can’t confidently give any details on starting when the rain will start or how much rain we'll get. However, there is the chance there will be several days of humid showers and rather unsettled conditions.

As we approach meteorological summer, the patterns may change. This could mean more regular shower activity and less of a chance of a major summer drought.

Today: Sunny, with a high 74-78.

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low 51-56.

Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high in the upper 70s.

Friday: Becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 75-79.

Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.

Sunday: Muggy with clouds and some sunny breaks. Chance of showers. Highs 75-80.

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David Epstein was WBUR's meteorologist.



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